Sacto911 blog logo

Edward Rendon

Prison escapee found in Folsom neighborhood

Published: Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 - 11:06 am

A walk-away inmate from a Folsom-area prison was found Sunday in a neighborhood not far from the correctional institution.

A count of inmates in minimum-security support housing at California State Prison-Sacramento by staff at 7:40 a.m. Sunday revealed that Edward Rendon, a convicted robber from Los Angeles County, was missing.

Rendon is one of 157 minimum-security inmates housed in a dormitory-style setting outside of the maximum-security perimeter of CSP-Sacramento. Minimum-security inmates usually serve sentences of three-to-five years and are convicted of offenses that are not violent, are less-serious and are not sex-related, according to officials.

When Rendon walked away from the Folsom-area prison, local, state and prison officers began a search. He was taken into custody at 1:30 p.m. Sunday near Blue Ravine Road in Folsom by California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officers who saw the inmate walking in a residential area.


Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.

Read more articles by Bill Lindelof



Connect with Sacto911

Sacto911 Archives

Note: The Sacto911 blog switched blog platforms in November 2013. All posts after the switch are found here. Older posts are available using the list below.


The Bee on Twitter

Sacramento Bee Job listing powered by Careerbuilder.com
Quick Job Search
Sacramento Bee Jobs »
Buy
Used Cars
Dealer and private-party ads
Make:

Model:

Price Range:
to
Search within:
miles of ZIP

Advanced Search | 1982 & Older

TODAY'S CIRCULARS